How to Map Your System & Manage Your Assets With GIS (6 Municipal Water, 6 Municipal Wastewater & PDH Credits)

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HOW TO MAP YOUR SYSTEM AND MANAGE YOUR ASSETS WITH GIS
(6 Municipal Waterworks, Municipal Wastewater, PDH Credits)

8:00 am – 3:00 pm

October 15, 2019 – Milton City Hall, 710 S Janesville St, Milton WI

October 16, 2019 – WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way, Plover WI

October 17, 2019 – Ashwaubenon Village Hall, 2155 Holmgren Way, Green Bay WI

This will be a hands-on course where we walk through the process of mapping your sewer or water system into a Geographical Information System (GIS).  We will go over different mapping techniques ranging from low-accuracy point and click to high-accuracy use of a GPS device.  We will discuss various applications of GIS and walk through several common scenarios of how you and your team can make practical use it every day.

Outline

    • Introduction:
    • Setup: Walk through setting up GIS software on computers
    • Dive In: With guidance from instructor each attendee will create a blank map of their community and start mapping a few points.
    • Mapping Techniques: Instructor will discuss recommended procedures for systematically mapping your system followed by more hands-on time at desk.
    • GPS: Discussion of GPS/GNSS options and techniques for higher precision mapping .
    • Lunch
    • GIS features: walk through some slightly more advanced scenarios such how to send or receive GIS data to or from others, how to customize your GIS data.
    • Maintenance: Discuss methods of keeping track of maintenance history such as note logging, picture taking, log sheets, and work orders.
    • Hand-On: As time permits, attendees can continue to practice the techniques learned in previous topics with help from instructors

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